Creating resource groups

System Administrator Guide for VSP 5000 Series

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When you create a resource group, you enter a name and assign the desired resources (parity groups, LDEVs, ports, host groups, and iSCSI targets) to the new group. You can create more than one resource group at a time.

You must have Security Administrator (View & Modify) role to perform this task.

  1. In the Explorer pane, expand the Storage Systems tree, click the Administration tab, and then select Resource Groups.
  2. In the Explorer pane, expand the Storage Systems tree, and then click the Administration tab.
  3. Select Resource Groups, and then click Create Resource Groups.
  4. In the Create Resource Groups window, enter the name for the new group, select the desired resources for the new group, and click Add to add the new group to list of resource groups to be added.

    Naming guidelines:

    • A resource group name can use alphanumeric characters, spaces, and the following symbols: ! # $ % & ' ( ) + - . = @ [ ] ^ _ ` { } ~
    • The characters in a resource group name are case-sensitive.
    • Duplicate occurrences of the same name are not allowed.
    • You cannot use the following names: meta_resource

  5. Repeat the previous step for each new resource group to be added. If you need to remove a group from the list of resource groups to be added, select the group, and click Remove.
    Note: The maximum number of resource groups that can be created on a storage system is 1023.
  6. When you are finished configuring new resource groups in the Create Resource Groups window, click Next.
  7. Enter a task name or accept the default, and then click Submit.
    If you select View task status, the Tasks & Alerts tab opens.